The Portable Chaucer: Revised Edition - Chaucer, Geoffrey, and Morrison, Theodore (Editor)

In the fourteenth century Geoffrey Chaucer, who served three kings as a customs official and special envoy, virtually invented English poetry. He did so by wedding the language of common speech to metrical verse, creating a medium that could accommodate tales of courtly romance, bawdy "fabliaux," astute psychological portraiture, dramatic ...

The Portable Chaucer: Revised Edition 1977, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140150810

Revised edition

Trade paperback